Waimei Amy Tai, MD

Stroke and vascular neurologist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
4.7 out of 5
50 Patient Ratings
3 Patient Comments

Stroke Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Neurocritical Care Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 1-866-742-4811
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2012)

Medical Education: University of Maryland School of Medicine (2007) MD

Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vascular Neurology (2012)

Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)

Fellowship, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University, healthcare systems design and delivery

Fellowship: Stanford University - Stroke (2012) CA

Residency: University of Southern California (2011) CA

Internship: Mercy Medical Center - University of Maryland (2008) MD

BA, The Johns Hopkins University, biology, economics (2003)

Honors & Awards

Boldrey Award in neuroscience research, San Francisco Neurological Society (May 2012)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.8

Friendliness

4.6

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.7

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I consider Dr. Tai an excellent neurologist.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Doctor & RN _____ are real kind.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

It was a very good experience for me, because they all acted like they knew me.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Impact of diffusion-weighted imaging alberta stroke program early computed tomography score on the success of endovascular reperfusion therapy.
Inoue, M., Olivot, J.-M., Labreuche, J., Mlynash, M., Tai, W., & Mazighi, M. (2014). Impact of diffusion-weighted imaging alberta stroke program early computed tomography score on the success of endovascular reperfusion therapy. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 45(7), 1992-1998.

Secondary prevention of atherothrombotic or cryptogenic stroke.
Tai, W. A., & Albers, G. W. (2014). Secondary prevention of atherothrombotic or cryptogenic stroke. Circulation, 129(4), 527-531.

What can be achieved by redesigning stroke care for a value-based world?
Tai, W., Kalanithi, L., & Milstein, A. (2014). What can be achieved by redesigning stroke care for a value-based world?. Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research, 1-3.

Better Health, Less Spending: Delivery Innovation for Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease.
Kalanithi, L., Tai, W., Conley, J., Platchek, T., Zulman, D., & Milstein, A. (2014). Better Health, Less Spending: Delivery Innovation for Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation.

Multimodal Imaging Transcends Time in Thrombolysis For Pediatric Stroke
Waimei Amy Tai, Nerses Sanossian, Arthur Partikian, Monique Mogensen, Jesse Jones, & et al. (2012). Multimodal Imaging Transcends Time in Thrombolysis For Pediatric Stroke. Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology.

Sex Specific Trends in Mortality Amongst Hospitalized Mid-Life Stroke Patients
Amytis Towfighi, Waimei Tai, Daniela Markovic, & Bruce Ovbiagele. (2011). Sex Specific Trends in Mortality Amongst Hospitalized Mid-Life Stroke Patients. Stroke, 42(10).

4.7 out of 5
50 Patient Ratings
3 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I consider Dr. Tai an excellent neurologist.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Doctor & RN _____ are real kind.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

It was a very good experience for me, because they all acted like they knew me.